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danger signal Line breaks: dan¦ger sig¦nal

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Definition of danger signal in English:


1A railway signal indicating that the line is not clear and instructing the driver to halt.
2 (also danger sign) An indication that a bad or dangerous situation is likely to develop: a rise in tobacco use by teenagers, especially girls, is a danger signal

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